Japan studio boss at loss for words as he mourns bright, young staff
Many victims of an arson attack on an animation studio in the western Japanese city of Kyoto were young with bright futures, some joining only in April, the company president said on Saturday, as the death told climbed to 34.
Riding horses and banging drums, Puerto Ricans demand that governor quit
Thousands of Puerto Ricans, led by protesters on horseback with some banging drums and singing, marched on the governor's residence on Friday demanding that he resign over hundreds of vulgar and offensive leaked chat messages.
NSA contractor sentenced to prison for huge theft of classified U.S. data
A former National Security Agency contractor was sentenced in Maryland to nine years in prison on Friday for stealing huge amounts of classified material from U.S. intelligence agencies over two decades though officials never found proof he shared it with anyone.
Ex-Trump aide Hicks denies involvement in hush money talks: lawyer
An attorney for former White House Communications Director Hope Hicks denied on Friday that she was involved in discussions during the 2016 presidential campaign about a hush-money payment to a porn star who claimed to have had a sexual encounter with President Donald Trump.
Wall Street Week Ahead: Prospect of Fed cut pushing dividend investors into tech, energy
An expected interest rate cut by the Federal Reserve later this month is pushing yield-oriented U.S. fund managers further afield in search of income at attractive prices.
Iran says it seized British tanker, denies U.S. brought down drone
Iran said it had seized a British oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz on Friday but denied Washington's assertion that the U.S. Navy had downed an Iranian drone nearby this week, as tensions in the Gulf region rose again.